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Social Characteristics of City of Mesa, AZ

Mesa, AZ Selected Social Characteristics 2010-2014 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates

  • American Community Survey types of households (All)
    167,609
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households)
    109,149
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households)
    65.1%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households having own children under 18 years)
    47,475
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households having own children under 18 years)
    28.3%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households, Married-couple family)
    78,316
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households, Married-couple family)
    46.7%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households, Married-couple family / own children under 18 years)
    29,794
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households, Married-couple family / own children under 18 years)
    17.8%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households, Male householder, no wife present, family)
    9,890
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households, Male householder, no wife present, family)
    5.9%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households, Male householder, no wife present, family / own children under 18 years)
    5,368
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households, Male householder, no wife present, family / own children under 18 years)
    3.2%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households, Female householder, no husband present)
    20,943
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households, Female householder, no husband present)
    12.5%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households, Female householder, no husband present, family - With own children under 18 years)
    12,313
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households, Female householder, no husband present, family - With own children under 18 years)
    7.3%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with non-family households)
    58,460
  • Percentage of types of households (All with non-family households)
    34.9%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with non-family households when Householder living alone)
    46,635
  • Percentage of types of households (All with non-family households when Householder living alone)
    27.8%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with non-family households when Householder living alone, 65 years and over)
    17,557
  • Percentage of types of households (All with non-family households when Householder living alone, 65 years and over)
    10.5%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All households with one or more people under 18 years)
    52,775
  • Percentage of types of households (All households with one or more people under 18 years)
    31.5%
  • American Community Survey types of households (households with one or more people 65 years and over)
    47,348
  • Percentage of types of households (households with one or more people 65 years and over)
    28.2%
  • American Community Survey types of households (Average sized households)
    2.68
  • American Community Survey types of households (Average family size households)
    3.29
  • American Community Survey number of persons in households by relationship (All)
    448,524
  • American Community Survey number of persons in households by relationship (Householder)
    167,609
  • Percentage of persons in households by relationship (Householder)
    37.4%
  • American Community Survey number of persons in households by relationship (Spouse)
    78,265
  • Percentage of persons in households by relationship (Spouse)
    17.4%
  • American Community Survey number of persons in households by relationship (Child)
    137,973
  • Percentage of persons in households by relationship (Child)
    30.8%
  • American Community Survey number of persons in households by relationship (Other relatives)
    33,490
  • Percentage of persons in households by relationship (Other relatives)
    7.5%
  • American Community Survey number of persons in households by relationship (Not relatives)
    31,187
  • Percentage of persons in households by relationship (Not relatives)
    7.0%
  • American Community Survey persons in households by relationship (Not relatives) Unmarried partner
    12,099
  • Percentage of persons in households by relationship (Not relatives) Unmarried partner
    2.7%
  • American Community Survey number of males 15 years and older (by Marital status)
    176,087
  • American Community Survey number of unmarried males 15 years and older
    63,441
  • Percentage number of unmarried males 15 years and older
    36.0%
  • American Community Survey number of married males 15 years and older (not including separated)
    85,932
  • Percentage number of married males 15 years and older (not including separated)
    48.8%
  • American Community Survey number of separated males 15 years and older
    2,263
  • Percentage number of separated males 15 years and older
    1.3%
  • American Community Survey number of widowed males 15 years and older
    4,541
  • Percentage number of widowed males 15 years and older
    2.6%
  • American Community Survey number of divorced males 15 years and older
    19,910
  • Percentage number of divorced males 15 years and older
    11.3%
  • American Community Survey number of females 15 years and older (by Marital status)
    183,446
  • American Community Survey number of females never married 15 years and older
    52,342
  • Percentage number of females never married 15 years and older
    28.5%
  • American Community Survey number of females presently married 15 years and older (not including separated)
    84,512
  • Percentage number of females presently married 15 years and older (not including separated)
    46.1%
  • American Community Survey number of separated females 15 years and older
    3,393
  • Percentage of separated females 15 years and older
    1.8%
  • American Community Survey number of widowed females 15 years and older
    17,066
  • Percentage of widowed females 15 years and older
    9.3%
  • American Community Survey number of divorced females 15 years and older
    26,133
  • Percentage of divorced females 15 years and older
    14.2%
  • American Community Survey number of 15 to 50 years old females which had birth in the past year
    6,374
  • American Community Survey number of 15 to 50 years old unmarried (widowed, divorced, and never married) females which had birth in the past year
    2,455
  • Percentage of 15 to 50 years old unmarried (widowed, divorced, and never married) females which had birth in the past year
    38.5%
  • American Community Survey number of 15 to 50 years old unmarried (widowed, divorced, and never married) females which had birth in the past year (Per 1,000)
    41
  • American Community Survey number of 15 to 50 years old females which had birth in the past year (Per 1,000)
    60
  • American Community Survey number of 15 to 50 years old females which had birth in the past year (Per 1,000 - 15 to 19 years old)
    23
  • American Community Survey number of 15 to 50 years old females which had birth in the past year (Per 1,000 - 20 to 34 years old)
    110
  • American Community Survey number of 15 to 50 years old females which had birth in the past year (Per 1,000 - 35 to 50 years old)
    17
  • American Community Survey number of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age
    9,521
  • American Community Survey number of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (Responsible for grandchildren)
    3,654
  • Percentage of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (Responsible for grandchildren)
    38.4%
  • American Community Survey number of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (Less than one year, responsible for grandchildren)
    1,013
  • Percentage of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (Less than one year, responsible for grandchildren)
    10.6%
  • American Community Survey number of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (1 or 2 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    852
  • Percentage of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (1 or 2 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    8.9%
  • American Community Survey number of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (3 or 4 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    461
  • Percentage of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (3 or 4 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    4.8%
  • American Community Survey number of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (5 or more years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    1,328
  • Percentage of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (5 or more years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    13.9%
  • American Community Survey number of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (under 18 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    3,654
  • American Community Survey number of female grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (under 18 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    2,103
  • Percentage of female grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (under 18 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    57.6%
  • American Community Survey number of married grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (under 18 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    2,531
  • Percentage of married grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (under 18 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    69.3%
  • American Community Survey number of persons enrolled in school 3 years of age and over
    119,507
  • American Community Survey number of people enrolled in nursery school, preschool 3 years of age and over
    5,773
  • Percentage of people enrolled in nursery school, preschool 3 years of age and over
    4.8%
  • American Community Survey number of people enrolled in kindergarten 3 years of age and over
    6,075
  • Percentage of people enrolled in kindergarten 3 years of age and over
    5.1%
  • American Community Survey number of people enrolled in Elementary school (grades 1-8) 3 years of age and over
    48,493
  • Percentage of people enrolled in Elementary school (grades 1-8) 3 years of age and over
    40.6%
  • American Community Survey number of people enrolled in High school (grades 9-12) 3 years of age and over
    24,518
  • Percentage of people enrolled in High school (grades 9-12) 3 years of age and over
    20.5%
  • American Community Survey number of people enrolled in College or graduate school 3 years of age and over
    34,648
  • Percentage of people enrolled in College or graduate school 3 years of age and over
    29.0%
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older with education
    295,405
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older with less than 9th grade education
    17,204
  • Percentage of people 25 years of age and older with less than 9th grade education
    5.8%
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older with 9th to 12th grade (without diploma)
    20,136
  • Percentage of people 25 years of age and older with 9th to 12th grade (without diploma)
    6.8%
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older high school graduates and equivalency
    78,933
  • Percentage number of people 25 years of age and older high school graduates and equivalency
    26.7%
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older with some college and no degree
    80,814
  • Percentage of people 25 years of age and older with some college and no degree
    27.4%
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older with associate's degree
    26,467
  • Percentage of people 25 years of age and older with associate's degree
    9.0%
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older with bachelor's degree
    47,207
  • Percentage of people 25 years of age and older with bachelor's degree
    16.0%
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older with Graduate or professional degree
    24,644
  • Percentage of people 25 years of age and older with Graduate or professional degree
    8.3%
  • Percentage of people with high school graduate or higher
    87.4%
  • Percentage of people with a bachelor's degree or higher
    24.3%
  • American Community Survey number of Veterans (Civilian, 18 years and older)
    340,509
  • American Community Survey number of Veterans (Civilian, 18 years and older) Civilian veterans
    34,372
  • Percentage of Veterans (Civilian, 18 years and older) Civilian veterans
    10.1%
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (By status)
    450,572
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (With a disability)
    52,567
  • Percentage of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (With a disability)
    11.7%
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (Under 18 years of age)
    111,181
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (Under 18 years of age - with a disability)
    4,194
  • Percentage of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (Under 18 years of age - with a disability)
    3.8%
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (18 to 64 years)
    271,058
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (18 to 64 years - with a disability)
    25,279
  • Percentage of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (18 to 64 years - with a disability)
    9.3%
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (65 years and over)
    68,333
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (65 years and over - with a disability)
    23,094
  • Percentage of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (65 years and over - with a disability)
    33.8%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago)
    446,134
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Same house
    356,018
  • Percentage of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Same house
    79.8%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S.
    87,095
  • Percentage of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S.
    19.5%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Same county
    62,560
  • Percentage of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Same county
    14.0%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Different county
    24,535
  • Percentage of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Different county
    5.5%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Different county - Same state
    7,842
  • Percentage of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Different county - Same state
    1.8%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Different county - Different state
    16,693
  • Percentage of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Different county - Different state
    3.7%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Abroad
    3,021
  • Percentage of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Abroad
    0.7%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons (by place of birth)
    452,091
  • American Community Survey number of Native persons
    396,103
  • Percentage of Native persons
    87.6%
  • American Community Survey number of Native persons (Born in United States)
    390,528
  • Percentage of Native persons (Born in United States)
    86.4%
  • American Community Survey number of Native persons - (Born in United States - State of residence)
    170,372
  • Percentage of Native persons (Born in United States - State of residence)
    37.7%
  • American Community Survey number of Native persons (Born in United States - State of residence - Born in United States - Different state)
    220,156
  • Percentage of Native persons (State of residence - Born in United States - Different state)
    48.7%
  • American Community Survey number of Native persons (Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island areas, or born abroad to American parent(s))
    5,575
  • Percentage of Native persons (Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island areas, or born abroad to American parent(s))
    1.2%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons foreign born
    55,988
  • Percentage of all persons foreign born
    12.4%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons foreign born (by U.S. Citizenship status)
    55,988
  • American Community Survey number of all persons foreign born (Naturalized U.S. citizen)
    17,300
  • Percentage of all persons foreign born (Naturalized U.S. citizen)
    30.9%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons foreign born (Non U.S. citizen)
    38,688
  • Percentage of all persons foreign born (Non U.S. citizen)
    69.1%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons born abroad the U.S. (by year of entry)
    61,563
  • American Community Survey number of all native persons (by year of entry)
    5,575
  • Percent; YEAR OF ENTRY - Native
    5575%
  • American Community Survey number of all native persons (entry - 2010 or later)
    330
  • Percentage of all native persons (entry - 2010 or later)
    5.9%
  • American Community Survey number of all native persons (entry - before 2010)
    5,245
  • Percentage of all native persons (entry - before 2010)
    94.1%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (by year of entry)
    55,988
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (entry - 2010 or later)
    4,824
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (entry - 2010 or later)
    8.6%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (entry - before 2010)
    51,164
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (entry - before 2010)
    91.4%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) by world region
    55,988
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Europe
    4,447
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Europe
    7.9%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Asia
    7,182
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Asia
    12.8%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Africa
    1,500
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Africa
    2.7%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Oceania
    318
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Oceania
    0.6%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Latin America
    36,769
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Latin America
    65.7%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Northern America
    5,772
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Northern America
    10.3%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older (by language spoken at home)
    420,846
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking English only
    329,733
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking English only
    78.4%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking a language other than English
    91,113
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking a language other than English
    21.6%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking a language other than English which speak English less than very well
    37,186
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking a language other than English which speak English less than very well
    8.8%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking Spanish at home
    74,914
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking Spanish at home
    17.8%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older, language spoken at home. Spanish, speaks English less than very well
    31,865
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older, language spoken at home. Spanish, speaks English less than very well
    7.6%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking Other Indo-European languages at home
    7,001
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking Other Indo-European languages at home
    1.7%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking Other Indo-European languages at home, speaks English less than very well
    1,912
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking Other Indo-European languages at home, speaks English less than very well
    0.5%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking Asian and Pacific Islander languages at home
    5,806
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking Asian and Pacific Islander languages at home
    1.4%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking Asian and Pacific Islander languages at home, speaks English less than very well
    2,644
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking Asian and Pacific Islander languages at home, speaks English less than very well
    0.6%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking Other languages at home
    3,392
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking Other languages at home
    0.8%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking other languages at home, speaks English less than very well
    765
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking other languages at home, speaks English less than very well
    0.2%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons (by ancestry)
    452,091
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of American ancestry
    19,952
  • Percentage of all persons of American ancestry
    4.4%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Arab ancestry
    1,577
  • Percentage of all persons of Arab ancestry
    0.3%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Czech ancestry
    1,396
  • Percentage of all persons of Czech ancestry
    0.3%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Danish ancestry
    4,807
  • Percentage of all persons of Danish ancestry
    1.1%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Dutch ancestry
    6,911
  • Percentage of all persons of Dutch ancestry
    1.5%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of English ancestry
    48,277
  • Percentage of all persons of English ancestry
    10.7%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of French (except Basque) ancestry
    11,145
  • Percentage of all persons of French (except Basque) ancestry
    2.5%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of French Canadian ancestry
    2,803
  • Percentage of all persons of French Canadian ancestry
    0.6%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of German ancestry
    70,641
  • Percentage of all persons of German ancestry
    15.6%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Greek ancestry
    1,376
  • Percentage of all persons of Greek ancestry
    0.3%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Hungarian ancestry
    1,981
  • Percentage of all persons of Hungarian ancestry
    0.4%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Irish ancestry
    41,157
  • Percentage of all persons of Irish ancestry
    9.1%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Italian ancestry
    17,622
  • Percentage of all persons of Italian ancestry
    3.9%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Lithuanian ancestry
    638
  • Percentage of all persons of Lithuanian ancestry
    0.1%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Norwegian ancestry
    11,394
  • Percentage of all persons of Norwegian ancestry
    2.5%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Polish ancestry
    10,658
  • Percentage of all persons of Polish ancestry
    2.4%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Portuguese ancestry
    1,031
  • Percentage of all persons of Portuguese ancestry
    0.2%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Russian ancestry
    2,396
  • Percentage of all persons of Russian ancestry
    0.5%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Scotch-Irish ancestry
    3,790
  • Percentage of all persons of Scotch-Irish ancestry
    0.8%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Scottish ancestry
    9,915
  • Percentage of all persons of Scottish ancestry
    2.2%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Slovak ancestry
    885
  • Percentage of all persons of Slovak ancestry
    0.2%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Sub-Saharan African ancestry
    1,913
  • Percentage of all persons of Sub-Saharan African ancestry
    0.4%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Swedish ancestry
    8,473
  • Percentage of all persons of Swedish ancestry
    1.9%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Swiss ancestry
    1,504
  • Percentage of all persons of Swiss ancestry
    0.3%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Ukrainian ancestry
    879
  • Percentage of all persons of Ukrainian ancestry
    0.2%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Welsh ancestry
    3,801
  • Percentage of all persons of Welsh ancestry
    0.8%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of West Indian (excluding Hispanic origin groups) ancestry
    845
  • Percentage of all persons of West Indian (excluding Hispanic origin groups) ancestry
    0.2%


Explanation of Symbols
(N) is displayed in columns when the area surveyed can not be shown due to the number of cases sampled being too few.
(-) is displayed in columns when the median is at the lowest interval of an open ended distribution.

Note: The numbers and percentages provided are estimates only and contain a margin of error. All estimates are collected from the census bureau, the margin of error can be viewed by referring to American Community Survey's tables and charts.